Internet Explorer strikes again–nuke worker site toxic exposure reported

From Nextgov:
by Russ Imrie May 3, 2013

It seems nuclear industry workers who visited an official site to research info on radiation exposure got a dose of something they weren’t looking for.

Malware exploiting flaws in Microsoft Internet Explorer embedded itself in their computers, in search of information stored therein.

Security leadership in the US is facing an incredible quantity of vulnerable sites and machines that can give access to critical information. And more pop up every day.

There are alternate browsers available that can reduce these vulnerabilities; such as Mozilla’s Firefox and Apple’s Safari.

These are temporary solutions but do not deal with fundamental web design issues and vigilance.

Please visit the link below for the full article. (and subscribe, I do)

http://m.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2013/05/labors-toxic-exposure-website-serves-spyware-energys-nuclear-workers/62930/?oref=nextgov_today_nl

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